Self Guided Bike Tour
Amazing Southern Tuscany bike tour
The best of Tuscany, all travel articles, guide books, catalogues, web site use pictures and photo of this area as iconic images of Tuscany: cypress roads, small villages on top of hill, hot spring, abbey immersed in park, group of cypress, this self-guided tour covers this small but stunning part of Tuscany !
Discover the beauty of Montepulciano, Pienza, the Val d'Orcia, Montalcino and its famous Brunello wine, and Siena, as well as many little medieval villages on your ride every day.
This is a relaxed tour with three-night stays in 2 different hill towns, so you are not always packing. If you wish to take a day off from riding you can sightsee, have a wine tasting, and walk along beautiful paths.
Food and wine are highlights of this trip, we include 2 gourmet dinners where you'll taste the local homemade pasta pici, the local cheese pecorino, as well as typical appetizers bruschetta and crostini, while sipping great wine!
Beautiful Landscape in Terre di Siena
This Tuscany's combination of natural beauty, medieval and renaissance art, architecture and friendly people will enchant you. Pedal to lofty hill towns, spin through broad valleys and follow sinuous country roads past cypress-lined lanes and quiet woodland.
Cycling through unparalleled countryside by day complements incredible Tuscan cucina by night. This gastronomic paradise beckons to lovers of sublime provincial cooking and superb wine; fresh pastas, porcini mushrooms, and locally produced pecorino cheese from Pienza mark the region's celebrated dishes, which just happen to be the perfect match for its world-class wines. Every day will bring new experiences enriching you.
Bicycling Sardinia: Alghero to Sardara
Sardinia has always been a popular escape spot - not only for its beautiful beaches, but also due to its remote nature and land: the waters rival the Caribbean!
This is an island for adventurers and the varied landscape is ripe for exploration. From the beaches to the mountains through forests and hilltop villages...Sardinia is not just a beach paradise, but a cyclist's dream as well.
You will spend a week biking all around rugged Landscape of the island: from the west coast, Alghero and Bosa, to medieval villages and roman towns, such as Santu Lussurgiu, then down to Oristano, rich in history, you can visit Tharros, a Punic-Roman ruins complex, and admire the famous beach IS ARUTAS, made by pure white little pebbles. You will arrive in Sardara and round off the tour by visiting the unique nuraghe village - Unesco heritage site - Su nuraxi in Barumini.
Classic Tuscan wine country
Yes, there are hills to climb, but your efforts will be well rewarded with a sunny Mediterranean ambiance and a spirited flair for hospitality, Tuscany nourishes the soul and leads you to rejoice in the earthly pleasures of daily life.
Route we selected takes you along tranquil country lanes tracing the expanses between farmland crowned with walled villages, ancient monasteries in secluded valleys, and medieval forts. Staying in Pienza, Montalcino, Siena and heart of Chianti, you are sure to experience the true essence of Tuscany, where history and beauty fill the heart as water fills a well.
Strongly suggested, after spinning through rolling vineyards, golden wheat fields and chalky white hills by day, savor pecorino cheese, homemade pasta pici, fruity olive oils and sip Tuscan wines Brunello and Nobile
Cycling Maremma Toscana
From Val d'Orcia to the Tuscan coast. Get a taste of quintessential Southern Tuscany, where the extraordinary beauty of daily life never fails to delight. And enjoy an introduction to the endless rolling wheat fields, ancient woodland, marvelous medieval villages of Maremma.
You will cycle past tiny villages that are frozen in time towards our favorite wine area Scansano with the morellino delicious wine. End at seaside enclaves of the coast in Talamone enjoying a mostly downhill stage, after so many hills.
You will appreciate the comfort of our selected charming hotels, but the rustic charms will capture your imagination, Tuscany is magical!
Discover Umbria by bike
Just southeast of Tuscany lies Umbria: Italy green heart is a wonderful mix of vineyards, olive groves and tiny Medieval villages perched upon the hillside. Stunningly beautiful region waiting to be discovered. cycling through rolling hills dotted with castles, fortresses and watchtowers harks you back to the mysticism and mysteries of the Dark Ages. Visit the well-preserved medieval hill towns harboring splendid Renaissance art and Assisi, where the region's rich history can be found at every turn.
Magic journey through Orcia Valley
Dedicated to visiting the Artistic, Natural and Cultural Park.
Stay in the Park of the Val d’Orcia and overnight one of the three UNESCO cities characteristic shops offering the typical products of the Val d’Orcia; the standout is the famous pecorino di Pienza cheese
springs station that has been utilized since the Middle Ages, is highly evocative with its piazza consisting of a thermal pool.
Pedaling "Under the Tuscan Sun"
Starting from Cortona on the border Umbria/Tuscany you will discover Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino & val d’orcia; le crete area through a landscape of sculpted curves designed over the centuries by wind, rain, and man. The mystique of this land lies not only in its landscape, but also in its nature, its vineyards and its history: oak woods, olive groves and vineyards watch over enchanting hillsides, medieval villages and historical monuments. Glorious ending in Siena
Piedmont region, Langhe and Monferrato
Rolling green hills, with the white peaks of the Alps as a backdrop, cycling through the cradle of the slow food movement, along the famous Gavi, Barolo and Barbaresco vineyards. Taste the many regional delicacies: the spicy Bagna Cauda, fine chocolates, an infinite variety of cheeses and salami and of course, the king of truffles, the famous white truffle of Alba. The lands of the Langhe and Monferrato, still to a great extent unknown to many, are quite special. Here you will find lots of good food, good wine and you will stay in many luxurious and unique accommodations
Puglia bike adventure
This corner of Italy boot shaped is an exotic area due to Greek, Norman and Arab influences. Cycle coastal roads through Adriatic fishing ports, then venture inland past olive groves, vineyards and grazing sheep. And enjoy country cuisine: abundant seafood, fresh vegetables, homemade pasta and outstanding bred pane. Romanesque churches and charming Trulli –squat houses of whitewashed stone unique conical roofs.
Come to Puglia and hear the voices of the past call out over the trulli houses. Once you discover it, Puglia will leave a lasting impression.
Puglia, challenging rides
Puglia region is a delightful surprise with unique scenery, over the centuries it was invaded by Greeks, Arabs, Normans, Swedes, Aragonesi, Spaniards, and Saraceni, all of whom left their mark on the land. On this cycling itinerary there are many castles and whitewashed towns of Ostuni, Alberobello, and Locorotondo, the touristic heart of the region and home to the trulli (whimsical-looking, cone-shaped houses) you. You will ride and across the “heel” of the boot! Gastronomic specialties: Olive oil and wine, local ear-shaped pasta (called orecchiette), seafood dishes with mussels; fava beans and chicory.
Sardinia: White sandy beaches and Nuraghi
An ancient land with an ancient language, Sardinia is a uniquely fascinating place, its coastline is probably Europe's most spectacular, its waters teem with fish and shellfish. Its rugged mountains, pocked with caves, are home to large flocks of sheep that feed on pungent wild herbs and produce a cheese your palate will never forget.
While a winding coastal drive-perfect for a roadster -offers dramatic Mediterranean views and a powerful adrenaline rush, the real highlights are the actual rocks, or more precisely, the prehistoric stone dwellings found in the mountainous interior, the island is home to more than 7,000 stone Nuraghi towers, Bronze Age castles built between 1600 and 1100 B.C.